Waseca, Minnesota
Job Type
Market related
Ref. Number
Jeff Morness, Spherion
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Job Description

Responsible for the development, application, maintenance, and assessment of all quality functions related to assigned product areas within the facility, which include maintaining quality standards/requirements, quality planning, reporting, procedure development, corrective action activity, and collaborating with Supply Chain on supplier quality improvement. Establish and achieve planned performance levels in product conformance and process capability. Promptly report any variance from plan and recommend corrective action(s). Work with management to develop, optimize and implement policies creating a clear vision and the execution of a results-driven Quality Management System, which will create business-wide improvements and high levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Job Responsibilities
- Ensure that corrective and preventive action processes are effectively identifying the root cause of issues, implementing corrective/preventive actions and validating plans to ensure quality systems are effective and problem resolution is permanently implemented.
- Serve as a change agent and implement measures that improve production methods, equipment performance, product quality and/or efficiency.
- Maintain routine data collection, entry, or reporting to assure product conformance, process capability, or equipment calibration.
- Develop and implement standards and methods for inspecting, testing, calibrating, and evaluation of materials, products, returns, equipment and processes.
- Devise sampling procedures and implement systems for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
- Work with Management to further develop, optimize and improve Quality processes in support of AS9100, ISO 9001, and MIL-STD-790 Quality Management Standards as applicable.
- Assist in the execution of a periodic Gap Analysis between established goals and objectives in terms of Quality system performance, organizational capability.

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (i.e. EE, ME, IE, BS, etc.) and/or demonstrated equivalent education and skills/experience.
- Five years of Quality function and/or Engineering experience.
- Must have working knowledge and experience with Quality Management Systems, Quality function management, Electronic Resource Planning, Product Realization systems, problem solving methodologies, continuous improvement philosophies, and Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing practices.
- Demonstrated superior written and verbal communication skills.
- Aptitude to work without close supervision.
- Ability to interface and work well with all levels of management personnel and across/down functional lines.
- Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience in a similar manufacturing environment.
- Prior quality discipline exposure to Telecommunication, Defense, Aerospace and Space products and respective flowdown requirements.
- Professional member (i.e. Certified Quality Engineer, Black or Green Belt ASQ certification, QMS certification, etc.).

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